Yosemite Nature Notes are short 5- to 7–minute videos that take you to some of Yosemite’s most interesting places. Your online guides are park rangers, resource experts and fellow visitors.

Whether you are planning a trip or have returned from Yosemite, these videos are enjoyable ways to learn more about iconic features such as Yosemite Falls or Half Dome. You can even discover what frazil ice and moonbows are, and watch a narrated time-lapse of Yosemite’s stunning night skies.

Produced by an award-winning team that spends months in the park, this series has generated more than 6 million views in hundreds of countries. The images are beautiful and the stories fascinating. Best of all, you can instantly pass them along to your friends and family.

Thanks to your support, we continue to grow this library and build a resource that is reaching more people around the world.

Watch Yosemite Nature Notes.

Partnering with Yosemite National Park and Steven Bumgardner.


Steve Bumgardner

Producer, Yosemite Nature Notes

Project Notes

Yosemite Nature Notes share unique stories of Yosemite’s cultural and natural history to viewers around the globe. This web-video series helps connect people to the amazing landscape of Yosemite.